WEST YARMOUTH — The Whydah Pirate Museum, which opened on Route 28 in June 2016, gives visitors a look into the lives of pirates who sailed aboard a captured slave ship in the 1700s.For town.
There’s a new pirate museum on Cape Cod and just before it opened, we were lucky enough to get a sneak peek! See the photo gallery below. The Whydah Pirate Museum, set to open June 25 in West Yarmouth in the former Zooquarium building, offers visitors a close-up look at the booty Captain “Black Sam” Bellamy and his crew amassed before the Whydah went down off the Wellfleet coast in 1717.
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Whydah Museum. Located on the end of MacMillan Wharf, this small museum showcases artifacts from the only verified pirate shipwreck ever found: the Whydah.
Discover Whydah Pirate Museum in Yarmouth, Massachusetts: This Cape Cod museum exhibits what it claims is the only authenticated pirate treasure in the world.
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Experience Cape Cod’s newest interactive science museum featuring real pirates and real treasures! A must-see attraction for all ages where you will touch, see and interact with the worlds only authenticated pirate treasure, discovered in 1984 off the coast of Wellfleet.
Expedition Whydah book.. Start your review of Expedition Whydah: The Story of the World's First Excavation of a Pirate Treasure Ship and the Man Who Found Her. Write a review. Jul 28,. Bought this after seeing a special exhibit at the Field Museum in Chicago.